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Game on! : gamification, gameful design, and the rise of the gamer educator

Author: Kevin Bell
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018. ©2018
Series: Tech.edu.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Following on the enormous growth and reach of computer gaming, most recently on mobile devices, and because of faculty members' desire to connect with millennials, online games have made their way into college classrooms. As part of our Tech. EDU series, this book focuses on how games are being used in college and what that might say for higher education today. Kevin Bell has assembled a book made up of a series of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Educational games
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bell, Kevin, 1968-
Game on!
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018
(DLC) 2017009944
(OCoLC)994974042
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Bell
ISBN: 9781421423975 1421423979 1421423979
OCLC Number: 1015372406
Description: 1 online resource (x, 203 pages) : illustrations
Contents: A societal imperative : the Impetus for online --
How did we get here? : the maturation of online education --
University of South Florida : the fairy tale MOOC --
University of New Hampshire : the hero's journey --
The University of Waterloo : ethical decision making --
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts : dungeons and discourse --
The Pennsylvania State University --
Assessing gamification : conclusions and implications --
Catching ... --
Captain's epilogue.
Series Title: Tech.edu.
Responsibility: Kevin Bell.

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